Meet Our Host for ASAP’s July 2015 Conference ( Chiari and Syringomyelia)
Cormac Maher, M.D.
Associate Professor, Neurological Surgery
Cormac O. Maher, M.D. is a neurosurgeon specializing in the surgical treatment of children. Dr. Maher’s major areas of clinical interest include the surgical treatment of arteriovenous malformations, Moyamoya disease, cavernous malformations, pediatric brain tumors, congenital malformations including cysts and Chiari malformation, spinal dysraphism, and hydrocephalus.
Dr. Maher is a graduate of Georgetown University, where he obtained a Doctorate of Medicine and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. He completed his surgical internship and neurosurgical residency at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Soon thereafter, he moved to Boston, Massachusetts for dedicated training in pediatric neurosurgery under the direction of R. Michael Scott, M.D. of Harvard University and Boston Children’s Hospital. During his time in Boston, Dr. Maher served as the Shillito Staff Associate in the Department of Pediatric Neurosurgery at Children’s Hospital Boston. After completion of his training at Boston Children’s Hospital, Dr. Maher completed fellowship training in cerebrovascular neurosurgery under the direction of Arthur L. Day, M.D of the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard University.
Dr. Maher is an active clinician-investigator and has made over 100 presentations of his work at national medical meetings. He has published a large number of scientific articles as well as book chapters on a wide variety of neurosurgical topics. His work has appeared in many medical journals including the Journal of Neurosurgery, Stroke, Neurosurgery, and Neurology.
Dr. Maher is a diplomat of both the American Board of Neurological Surgery as well as the American Board of Pediatric Neurosurgery. He is a member of the American Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, and the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Dr. Maher lives in Ann Arbor with his wife and 3 children.